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Don’t Forget The Milk

BASIC STAPLES PART OF STORM PREPAREDNESS

Posted: December 7, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Jocelyn Trejo, 7, left, and Pamela Trejo, 4, shovel snow Friday outside their apartment in Springdale. The pair, along with their father, were gathering snow to build a snowman. The family found a little fun after a winter storm closed area schools and many businesses.
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Jocelyn Trejo, 7, left, and Pamela Trejo, 4, shovel snow Friday outside their apartment in Springdale. The pair, along with their father, were gathering snow to build a snowman. The family found a little fun after a winter storm closed area schools and many businesses. FAMILY FUN

The scramble for bread and milk can be a winter standard in Northwest Arkansas.

Got Milk?

Worldwide, dairy farms produced about 730 million tons of milk in 2011.

• India is the world's largest producer and consumer of milk, yet neither exports nor imports milk.

• New Zealand, Australia and the United States are the largest exporters of milk and milk products.

• China and Russia are the largest importers of milk and milk products.

• There are more than 6 billion consumers of milk worldwide.

• More than 750 million people live in dairy-farming households.

Source: United Nations

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